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JooYoung Choi, Time for You and Joy to Get Acquainted, 2017. Choi is one of the sixty-one artists included in State of the Art 2020, opening this weekend in Bentonville, Arkansas, in conjunction with the grand opening of The Momentary, a new contemporary art satellite of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Image courtesy of the artist and The Momentary, Bentonville.

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*Burnaway Staff Pick

This Week’s To Do List


Atlanta, Georgia

Talk: Robert Wilson

SCADshow / 12 noon

*Panel: Archiving Identity & Preserving Our Image

Spelman College Museum of Fine Art / 7 – 8:30 pm

Savannah, Georgia

*SCAD de:FINE Art 2020 Block Party

SCAD Museum of Art /  6 – 9 pm 

Lexington, Kentucky

Talk: Denise Webber

21c Museum Hotel Lexington / 7 – 8 pm


Atlanta, Georgia

Opening and Talk: Rhett Scott: Making it Up as I Go

Trois Gallery / 2 – 3 pm

Talk: Janet Biggs

SCADshow / 6 pm 

Savannah, Georgia

*Talk: Marilyn Minter

Trustees Theater / 6 pm 


Atlanta, Georgia

*Talk: Derrick Adams and Antwaun Sargent in Conversation

SCADshow / 12:00 pm noon  

Opening: Randy Jones, Esteban Patiño, and Pete Schulte: GeoForms

Swan Coach House Gallery / 6 – 9 pm 

*Reception: Patrick Kelly: The Journey

SCAD FASH /  6 pm 

Athens, Georgia

Talk and Workshop: Leah McKellop

Lyndon House Arts Center / 6 – 7 pm

Charleston, South Carolina

*Screening: The Quilts of Gee’s Bend

Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art / 7 – 10 pm

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Talk: Dr. William Ma: Gods & Things

LSU Museum of Art / 6 – 8 pm 

Savannah, Georgia

Talk: Hypothetical Function

Gutstein Gallery / 2 pm 


New Orleans, Louisiana

First Day: Alia Ali: FLUX

New Orleans Museum of Art / 10 am – 5 pm

Bentonville, Arkansas

*Opening Weekend: Member Preview Day

The Momentary / 10 am – 10 pm

*Time Being Performance Festival: Member Preview

The Momentary / 6 pm


Atlanta, Georgia

21st Annual Art Papers Auction

Southern Exchange Ballrooms / 7:30 – 11 pm

Bentonville, Arkansas

*Opening Weekend

The Momentary / 10 am – 10 pm

*Opening: State of the Art 2020

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and The Momentary  / 10 am – 10 pm

*Performance Festival: Time Being

The Momentary / various times (tickets required for each performance) 

Lexington, Kentucky

Screening: Shaft (1971, dir. Gordon Parks)

Farish Theater at Central Library / 2 pm


Bentonville, Arkansas

*Opening Weekend

The Momentary / 10 am – 10 pm

*Opening: State of the Art 2020

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and The Momentary  / 10 am – 10 pm

*Performance Festival: Time Being

The Momentary / various times (tickets required for each performance) 

Atlanta, Georgia

Opening: Michi Meko: Black and Blur

*Opening: Guy Gabon: L’Autre Bord / The Bridge of Beyond

Clark Atlanta University Art Museum / 4 – 6 pm

Tarpon Springs, Florida

Talk: Hope Ginsburg

Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art / 3 pm

Performance: Land Dive Team: Tarpon Springs

The Sponge Exchange / 6 pm




Andrew Catanese, Kylie Reece Little, Lily Reeves: Anthropocene

Swan Coach House Gallery / through February 19

Back in the Day: The Neighborhood Arts Center and Atlanta’s Late 1970’s Art Scene

ArtsXchange / through February 22

Jane Eyre and Emancipation: twelve responses

Poem 88 / through February 29

Triad: Jon Arge, Chris Beat, and Robert Sherer

378 Gallery / through February 29

Josh Dorman: Higher Ground

Ernest G Welch School of Art and Design at GSU / through March 1

Raine Bledsoe: Shifting Tides

Karen Schwartz: Let’s Face It

Hathaway Gallery / through March 7

*Virgil Abloh: Figures of Speech / through March 8

High Museum of Art

Dave Armistead: Interference

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center / through March 8

Seana Reilly and Morgan Alexander: paper kites / uncertain sky

Adam Forester: Archive(d) / Whitespec

Whitespace / through March 14

Eileen Braun: Questionable Origins

The Spruill Gallery / through March 15

David Kidd & Stephen Pentak: New Paintings

Thomas Deans Fine Art / through March 18

Opening: Zachari Logan

Alan Avery Fine Art / through March 21

*Scott Eakin: The Magpie’s Dilemma

Marcia Wood Gallery /  through March 21

Masud Olufani: Translocation & Transfiguration

Hammonds House Museum / throug March 22

*The Life and Death of Charles Williams, curated by Phillip March Jones / through April 19

*Dana Haugaard: Way Way Back: Gothenburg, NE 1987 / through March 8

*Hannah Tarr: Correspondence / through March 8

*Sarah Nathaniel and Jordan Stubbs: AROUND A VOID, curated by MINT / through March 8

Atlanta Contemporary

*Zipporah Camille Thompson: Looming Chaos


Zuckerman Museum of Art / through May 10

*Theaster Gates: Black Image Corporation Exhibition

Spelman College Museum of Fine Art / through May 16

*Derrick Adams: Patrick Kelly, The Journey

SCAD FASH / through July 19

Azzedine Alaïa and Gilbert Adrian: Masters of Cut

SCAD FASH / through September 13


All Together Now: Dodd Faculty Exhibition

Dodd Galleries at the University of Georgia / through February 20

*Rachel Whiteread

Willson Sculpture Garden at the Georgia Museum of Art / through March 7

Kevin Cole: Soul Ties

Georgia Museum of Art / April 19

*Becky Kolsrud: New Paintings

Tif Sigfrids / through March 7

*Jenna Gribbon

Howard’s / through March 7


Plein Air Painters of the Southeast

The Booth Museum / through March 8


*Viberations of Pasaquan

Corn Center for the Visual Arts / through February 22


Jim Hill: Pieces of History

Chad Cole: Travels and Transitions

Marietta Cobb Museum of Art / through March 22


*Amy Pleasant: Echo

Laney Contemporary / through March 21



Sleeper in Metropolis, Acht Künstler aus Berlin

Maus Contemporary / through March 16


Jenny Fine and Beverly West Leach

Wiregrass Museum of Art / through February 22


*Y. Malik Jalal: A Study of the Supernatural Phenomena of Emergence / through March 14

*If You Have Ghosts / through March 29

Alabama Contemporary Art Center



*A Walk in the Woods / through March 10

*Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal… / through April 20

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art


Boca Raton

Phyllis Galembo: Maské

Boca Raton Museum of Art / through May 31



Body Language: Hunter Stamps and Mike Goodlett

Susan E. King: Redressing the Sixties

UK Art Museum / through April 19


New Orleans

*Thomas Deaton: Good Dudes Good Times

Good Children Gallery / through March 8

Tina Freeman: Lamentations / through March 8

An Ideal Unity: The Bauhaus & Beyond / through March 15

*Torkwase Dyson: Black Compositional Thought: 15 Paintings for the Plantationocene / through April 19

New Orleans Museum of Art

*Meg Turner: Here and Now / through April 12

*Mickalene Thomas: Femmes Noires / through June 14

*Material Life x Femmes Noires: Femmes Féroces / through June 14

Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans

Brandon “Bmike” Odums: NOT SUPPOSED 2-BE HERE

Newcomb Art Museum / through May 23

*What Music is Within: Black Abstraction from the Permanent Collection

Melvin Edwards: Crossroads

Ogden Museum of Southern Art / through July 5



Points of View / through March 2

Asheville Art Museum

*Redirect, presented by Tiger Strikes Asteroid Greenville

RAMP Gallery / through February 24

*Shapeshifters: Joshua Adams and Jiha Moon

Center for Craft / through March 29

*Question Everything!: The Women of Black Mountain College

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center / through April 25

Chapel Hill

Yayoi Kusama: Open the Shape Called Love / through April 12

Intergalactic Soul: Project LHAXX / through June 28

Ackland Art Museum at UNC Chapel Hill


*To the Hoop: Basketball and Contemporary Art

Weatherspoon Art Museum / through June 7


Flora Fem Fauna: Jenny Egleson, Kiki Farish, Holly Fischer, and Stacy Bloom Rexrode

Frankie G. Weems Gallery at Meredith College / through February 25

*Jeff Whetstone: Species Complex

LUMP / through March 14

*Corey Pemberton: creature, comfort

CAM Raleigh / through May 10



*Coulter Fussell: The Raw Materials of Escape

Butch Anderson: Inside/Out

Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art / through February 29



Impractical Magic

VERSA / through February 28


*Beauford Delaney and James Baldwin: Through the Unusual Door

Knoxville Museum of Art / through May 10


Jodi Hays: Outskirts

The Browsing Room / through February 21

Carla Repice: The White Problem

COOP Gallery / through February 23

*Visionary Aponte: Art and Black Freedom

Vanderbilt Fine Arts / through March 8

Sisavanh Phouthavong: The Infinite Monsoon

Tinney Contemporary / through February 27

<i>also<i>tubes, featuring Faith Holland, Amay Kataria, Everest Pipkin, Jeff Thompson, and Lee Tusman

Unrequited Leisure / through February 29

The Nashville Flood: Ten Years Later

Frist Art Museum / through May 17


*Corinne Jones: Allegory of the Unnamed Cave

TOPS Gallery / through March 7

Catherine Erb: Deconstructed

David Lusk Gallery / through March 21



*Keris Salmon: The Architecture of Slavery

Chrysler Museum of Art / March 1


Pop Power from Warhol to Koons

Taubman Museum of Art / through March 8


Edward Hooper and the American Hotel

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts / through February 23

*Provocations: Guadalupe Maravilla

Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU / through July 1

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